Sensory and sensibility

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    >It implies that we have abstracted certain qualities about an object,
    >and have an internal representation of such.  Seems like it might be
    >a start.

    Wasn't platon already thinking about this? I can remember the
    example of the horses being all different from each other but we
    can all identify them as horses.

    Yes, Plato did discuss this in The Republic when he was arguing about
    representation of Ideal forms and their worldly couterparts.


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